Today's Gallery (2024.02.29)

The Buriganga-2 bridge, otherwise known as Babu Bazar bridge, saw long tailbacks throughout yesterday as the Buriganga-1 bridge, or the Postogola bridge, has been shut down for repair work. The work, which started on February 22, will continue till March 8 and the bridge, which connects Dhaka to 21 districts, will be closed for days in different phases. Photo: PALASH KHAN
BURIGANGA BLACKENED … The Buriganga is now more of a mixture of pollutants -- chemical, household and medical wastes, sewage, dead animals, plastics and oil -- instead of the thriving river it once used to be. The intense degradation of its water quality has long been detrimental to the environment and the river ecosystem. The photo was taken from the Sadarghat launch terminal in the capital recently. PHOTO: AMRAN HOSSAIN
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